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Jessica B.

Uniontown, OH

$30/hour

Elementary Reading and Writing in Green or Louisville Libraries

In-person lessons
200+ Hours
Background check passed as of 12/4/13
4.9 average from 108 ratings
Patient tutor
— Jyll, Akron, OH on 10/7/15

$30/Hour


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Kent State University
Early Childhood Ed.
University of Phoenix
Master's

Education

Kent State University (Early Childhood Ed.)

University of Phoenix (Master's)

About Jessica

My name is Jessica. I have been tutoring for over 10 years. I started out tutoring younger students while in high school. I have had the pleasure of working with many Kindergarten through third grade students on many occasions. We worked on general reading, writing and mathematics skills. I worked with one specific student while she moved from fifth grade through eighth grade. We worked on her reading comprehension and paragraph organization to help her get ready for the Ohio Achievement Assessments. We also worked on general study skill ideas. I have not just worked with school age children but adults as well. One man was having trouble adjusting to college away from home. We worked on study skill tips and tricks. He, also, brought specific assignments he wanted extra help completing.

In addition, I do have my Ohio Teacher License. I graduated from Kent State University in 2007 with my Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. Upon graduation, I moved to Baltimore, Maryland where I taught Pre-Kindergarten for two years. Due to homesickness, I moved back home. I started as a substitute teacher in the fall of 2009 while finishing my Master's in Computer Education. From the spring of 2010 until the end of the school year in 2013, I worked for Summit Academy School for Alternative Learners: Canton Elementary as the General Education teacher in the K-1 room. Since then I have been working as private tutor in the afternoons/ evenings and summers and substitute teacher during the school day.
My name is Jessica. I have been tutoring for over 10 years. I started out tutoring younger students while in high school. I have had the pleasure of working with many Kindergarten through third grade students on many occasions. We worked on general reading, writing and mathematics skills. I worked with one specific student while she moved from Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Uniontown, OH 44685
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Patient tutor"

- Jyll, Akron, OH on 10/7/15

"Patient and likable."

- Tehra, Akron, OH on 9/19/15

"Wonderful"

- Mindy, Doylestown, OH on 6/16/15

"Patient and Very Fun!"

- Monica, New York, NY on 7/30/11
Math:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Microsoft Excel
Science:
Elementary Science
English:
Reading, Writing
Computer:
General Computer,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
ADHD,
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills
Elementary Education:
ADHD,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADHD

I have worked for a school specializing in teaching students who have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD or on the Autism Spectrum for 3 years. I have had the pleasure of planning and implementing a variety of behavior plans to help every child succeed. I have also tutored students who struggle with ADD/ ADHD.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I have worked for a school specializing in teaching students who have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD or on the Autism Spectrum for 3 years. I have had the pleasure of planning and implementing a variety of behavior plans to help every child succeed. Several of these plans include picture schedules to help with transition and creating sensory boxes to help the student focus.

Elementary (K-6th)

I got my degree from Kent State University in Pre-K through 3rd grade. I have aquired over 1000 hours of teaching Pre-K through 3rd grade classrooms. I have tutored a student for several summers as she has worked her way up to 7th grade in 2009.

General Computer

I have been using a computer since I was 8 years old. I am currently seeking my Master's in Computer Education from the Univerity of Phoenix. While I was teaching in Baltimore I was on the technology committee. This entitled me to extra trainings with SMART boards and computer programs to help the other teachers.

Phonics

While working on my Bachelor's Degree through Kent State University we were required to attend several classes on Phonics and how to use phonics in the classroom. These classes were supplemented with time in classrooms working with small groups to try the methods we learned.

I have also taught two years in Baltimore City Public Schools as a Pre-K teacher. The Pre-K programs used focused on phonics as the foundation of reading.

Study Skills

There are many different styles to help students study. Knowing many different methods help students realize the best methods for themselves. One English class I attended focused on how to take notes and diffent study skills. I have also presented these techniques to other students through tutoring sessions.

Kent State University
Early Childhood Ed.
University of Phoenix
Master's

Education

Kent State University (Early Childhood Ed.)

University of Phoenix (Master's)

Patient tutor

Jessica is always patient with us. We appreciate her helping us out and having a positive attitude with all our chaos.

— Jyll, Akron, OH on 10/7/15

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jessica will travel within 15 miles of Uniontown, OH 44685.